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May 24 2018

St. John’s Baseball Player Receives Scholarship

By Don Seymour for the Island Connection The Clint Seymour Play Ball Fund, a public charity headquartered on Seabrook Island, awarded its annual “Joy of the Game” scholarship award on May 11 to James Grant, a senior on the St. John’s High School baseball team. Grant will attend USC Spartanburg. The recipient of the scholarship …

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May 24 2018

Reggae Nights Summer Concert Series

By Sarah Reynolds for The Island Connection Get a taste of Jamaica with the kickoff of the Reggae Nights Summer Concert Series on Friday, June 1. The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission will host Ras Bonghi Reggae All Stars in the first performance of the series at James Island County Park. Gates open at …

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May 23 2018

Attention Kiawah And Seabrook Registered Voters

By Stephanie Braswell for the Island Connection The Towns of Kiawah and Seabrook will co-host a “meet the candidates” event for the two Republican primary candidates for County Council District 9 – Joe Qualey and Jenny Costa Honeycutt on Wednesday, May 30 from 1-3 p.m. at the Kiawah Island Municipal Center located at 4475 Betsy …

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May 23 2018

Bill Would Improve FEMA Practices

By Sanford Press Office for the Island Connection  U.S. Senators Brian Schatz (D-HI) and Tim Scott (R-SC) and U.S. Representatives Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and Mark Sanford (R-SC) introduced legislation that would help more vulnerable homeowners move out of dangerous flood zones. The bipartisan bill calls for a comprehensive review of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s …

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May 22 2018

Cars On Kiawah Draws National Attention

By Bruce Stemerman for The Island Connection Photos by Rivers Rudloff Cars on Kiawah achieved a record number of cars and spectators. The show, which took place on April 21 at Kiawah’s Ocean Park had over 270 cars on display and attracted 3,500 spectators, well in excess of the organizers’ expectations. In its third year, …

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May 17 2018

Church Of Our Saviour Named Lighthouse Church For Disaster Relief

By James Bannister For The Island Connection Church of Our Saviour, 4416 Betsy Kerrison Parkway, Johns Island, has been designated a Lighthouse Church by Samaritan’s Purse, an international, non-profit, evangelical Christian humanitarian aid organization that helps people in physical need as a key part of its missionary work. Church of Our Saviour earned the Lighthouse …

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May 17 2018

Stuffed Peppers With Avocado Relish

By Marilyn Markel for The Island Connection My husband made this last night and it was delicious. He originally made the ground beef for a taco salad and used the leftovers for this. The peppers could also be stuffed a day ahead and just reheated. There is no need to roast and peel the peppers, …

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May 16 2018

Watch Out For Beach Babes

Staff Report for The Island Connection This Memorial Day Weekend, Audubon South Carolina and Charleston Animal Society are urging beachgoers to be mindful of South Carolina’s original beach babes: the rare and declining bird species that nest on South Carolina’s beaches and barrier islands. “The beach is a fun place to be during the long …

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May 15 2018

Kiawah Partners Withdraws Duneside Proposal

By Gregg Bragg, Senior Staff Writer for the Island Connection The announcement that Kiawah Partners filed paperwork for a road designed to cut between Duneside Rd. and Beachwalker Dr. came in like a lion, and went out like a lamb. The month of March witnessed a king tide of residents voicing their objections in every …

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May 15 2018

Charleston Forum Prepares June Event

By Meaghan Norman for the Island Connection The Charleston Forum is excited to announce the details for its second annual event June 21, at the Charleston Music Hall from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Born in honor of the victims of the 2015 Mother Emanuel AME Church shooting, and part of the official Emanuel 9 commemorative …

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